Susannah H. Collett

1 November 1809–18 August 1861 (Age 51)
Greene, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Susannah H.

When Susannah H. Collett was born on 1 November 1809, in Greene, Tennessee, United States, her father, Abraham Collett, was 27 and her mother, Nancy Ellis, was 29. She married Solomon Eads on 1 January 1824, in Cole, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Polk, Polk, Missouri, United States in 1850 and South Fork, Yamhill, Oregon, United States in 1860. She died on 18 August 1861, in Sheridan, Yamhill, Oregon, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Pleasant Hill Pioneer Cemetery, Sheridan, Yamhill, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Solomon Eads
1799–1862
Susannah H. Collett
1809–1861
Marriage: 1 January 1824
Henry William Eads
1827–1881
Rebecca Jane Eades
1842–
Abraham Eads
1829–1908
Sarah H. Eades
1832–1907
Jackson Eades
1834–1895
Eletha Ella Eads
1836–1916
Mary Ann Eades
1839–1916
William Redmond Eads
1841–1916
Solomon Cave Eads
1844–1904
John Collet Eades
1847–1931
Susannah Elizabeth Eads
1850–1918
Ennis Eades
1854–1929
Catherine Eads
1856–1904

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 January 1824
Cole, Missouri, United States
children

(13)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

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World Events (8)

1812

Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 3

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 16

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a pet form of Coll 1.2 Respelling of French Collet , cognate with 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

Susannah Collett

Susannah H. Collett was born on November 1, 1809, in Tennessee to Abraham Collett and Nancy Ellis. She was the 3rd child out of 7 in her family. In about 1818, after her mother had given birth to 5 c …

Sources (3)

  • Susannah Edes in household of Solomon Edes, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Susan Eades in household of S Eades, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Susanah Collet in entry for Solomon Eads, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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